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Plain bearing

Virtual-Exhibition

igus opens virtual trade show 2020 to introduce more than 100 motion plastics innovations

Published on: 19/05/2020

19th May, 2020 In its virtual trade show, igus presents more than 100 plastic innovations and product range additions from all areas of motion plastics. Around 400 square metres in size, the real stand is now open to online visitors and follows the theme ‘Cost down, Life up. It’s our job’. The trade show is […]

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Video of the Week – the 2020 new products from igus

Published on: 04/05/2020

1st May, 2020 Tech up, Cost down: we will always give you at least one of these. This is our job and for many years has been our promise to you. The immense challenges of this year have spurred us on to even greater efforts. During this uncertain time of change, exhibitions have been cancelled.  […]

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Video of the Week – Why choose igus’ motion plastics for medical applications?

Published on: 24/04/2020

Whether in handling applications or in laboratory equipment, where there is movement, energy chains are widely used to protect and guide cables and hoses. In the medical industry, however, higher demands are placed on the components, which must all run very smoothly and quietly, be cleanroom-compatible, media-resistant and corrosion-free and of hygienic design. In this […]

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Hard on the outside, smart on the inside: igus develops intelligent plain bearing

Published on: 15/04/2020

17th March, 2020 igus has developed an intelligent bearing that warns of specific wear level, enabling machine and equipment operators to plan maintenance, repairs or part replacement in advance. Called smart iglidur, the intelligent plain bearing was developed for difficult-to-access bearing points and for applications where no regular maintenance intervals have been planned. Defects are […]

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Clean, safe, detectable: new igus tribo polymers for food contact

Published on: 15/04/2020

18th February, 2020 Media resistance, lubrication-free and corrosion-free: these are the requirements machine components in the food industry must meet. igus has developed two new materials for its plain and spherical bearings: the iglidur FC180 and igumid FC. Both materials comply with FDA and EU10/2011 regulations and are therefore ideal for use in the food […]

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igus plain bearings help adaptive skier find the fast lane

Published on: 15/04/2020

21st November, 2019 Like every competitive athlete, Christopher Young stays acutely attuned to his equipment. Whether it is motorsport, cycling, skiing or any other event where equipment plays an important role in performance, athletes can feel instantly when their equipment is working properly… and when it is not. In Young’s case, however, the margin for […]

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How igus makes automated guided vehicles more fail-safe

Published on: 15/04/2020

17th November, 2019 The use of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) in factories and warehouses is booming. They work around the clock, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. For AGV manufacturers, achieving maximum uptime is a challenge, which can be overcome by using reliable and maintenance-free components. “iglidur tribopolymer bearings, which are used in […]

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Seven iglidur plain bearing materials pass the mould endurance test

Published on: 15/04/2020

24th September, 2019 For air conditioning systems in buildings, aircraft and cars, mould is not only a great annoyance but a serious health hazard. To prevent this, mould-resistant components must be used. Therefore, igus had its materials tested for mould growth. The result: seven igus plain bearing materials are resistant to fungi and bacteria. In […]

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Video of the Week – How igus engineering plastics are being used in the bottling industry

Published on: 08/04/2020

3rd April, 2020 Although high-performance plastics used to be overlooked as suitable materials for machine components, they are now a standard feature in food processing equipment. But their potential has by no means been exhausted. igus supplies energy chains based on hygienic design guidelines and wear resistant plain bearing components for a wide range of […]

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New two-component bushing stands tough in extreme conditions

Published on: 15/08/2019

iglide Q2E from igus tested to withstand loads up to 130 MPa August 14, 2019 – igus has developed a new lubrication-free, two-component bearing, iglide Q2E, that can withstand the extreme conditions frequently found in agricultural machines, utility vehicles, offshore installations and other demanding environments. The new bushing ensures a high-degree of wear-resistance and a […]

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